Trial Capabilities Associate Contract & Budgets Italy
The Trial Capabilities Associate is responsible for overseeing specific clinical contract activities. The primary responsibilities include providing contract process guidance, conducting contract negotiations, conducting contract analyses, facilitating compliance, and pursuing contracting process improvements. The Consultant will also be expected to balance the requirements of ensuring appropriate controls with a streamlined, customer-focused, and timely contracting process.
The Associate plays a critical role in communicating and negotiating contracts with the appropriate site, team, or affiliate personnel, including:
- Communicate Company position on various contract issues, identify relationship-building opportunities, secure site contracts, collect site feedback, and facilitate communication with various personnel. This responsibility includes assisting Trial Capabilities Associates with difficult contract negotiations and significant interventions, and follow-up will be necessary to facilitate this objective;
- Communicate and negotiate more complex contracts, including Phase I, PET Studies, Oncology Cooperatives, Oncology Networks, and/or Endocrine portfolio sites; and
- Work with partners across company to review/approve all contracts exceptions.
- Develop and implement training for new contract associates and customers;
- Create, maintain, and distribute contract templates, process documentation, and contract-specific documentation (such as the Legal Guidance Document,) as the contract process owner; and
- Act as a mentor to the Contract Associates to provide the necessary guidance and knowledge transfer to allow the contract associates to be successful negotiators.
- Develop process documentation;
- Facilitate quality, speed and value through information sharing, , business partnership, and assurance that all guidance is aligned with company policies, clinical processes, and appropriate guidance;
- Facilitating meetings with other contracting groups;
- Serve as the primary contact and process owner for interactions between TC and Company Legal personnel related to process changes, documentation requirements, and site contracting issues.
- Accountable for standardizing and streamlining contract activities, as well as using metrics to drive improvement throughout the entire contracting process;
- Increase contracting efficiency and effectiveness by ensuring that learning is shared and leveraged;
- Anticipate changes by evaluating issues and opportunities, both internal and external, and making recommendations to TC management.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree
- 3-5 years experience negotiating contracts in a similar environment.
- Native/Fluent Italian speaker and fluency in English is essential
- Strong organizational and time management skills, strong analytical skills
- Strong negotiation skills, process driven, strong critical thinking skills
- Thorough understanding of GDPR and other privacy regulations
- Experience negotiating privacy clauses with clinical research sites
- Experience working with global business partners and a global team.
Permanent, Full Time
Additional Salary Info
- Industry Sector Science